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JAMB Brochure for Education and English Language Under Faculty of Education


This part of the JAMB brochure shows you the requirements to apply for Education and English Language under the Faculty of Education in Nigeria. You will see the UTME subject combination needed to apply for the course, O’level requirements for UTME candidates, requirements such A’level, ND, HND, NCE, etc for Direct Entry candidates, as well as other information you require to successfully apply for the course.

List of Degree Awarding Institutions that Offer Education and English Language

  • Abia State University
  • Adekunle Ajasin University
  • Al-Hikmah University
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina
  • Ambrose Alli University
  • Anambra State University
  • Babcock University
  • Bauchi State University
  • Bayero University Kano
  • Benson Idahosa University
  • Benue State University
  • Delta State University
  • Ebonyi State University
  • Ekiti State University
  • Federal University Gusau
  • Federal University, Kashere
  • Fountain University
  • Godfrey Okoye University
  • Ignatius Ajuru University
  • Jigawa State University
  • kogi State University
  • Lagos State University
  • Lead City University
  • Nasarawa State University
  • National Open University of Nigeria
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Northwest University, Kano
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University
  • Osun State University
  • Tansian University
  • Umaru Musa Yar’adua University
  • University of Calabar
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Ilorin
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Maiduguri
  • University Of Mkar
  • University of Port-Harcourt
  • University of Uyo
  • Usman Dan Fodio University
  • Veritas University, Abuja
  • Yobe State University

JAMB UTME Subject Combination

In UTME, note that English Language is mandatory for all courses. The other three subjects required to study Education and English Language under the Faculty of Education in the institutions listed above are:

Literature in English and one Arts and any other subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) EBSU and OOU require Literature in English and two Arts subjects.

(ii) AAUA requires two other subject from Arts or Social Science.

(iii) UNILAG accepts any three Of Literature in English, History/ Government, French, Geography, Math, Yoruba/Igbo, CRK/IRS, Economics, Commerce.

(iv) JSU accepts any three subjects from Literature in English, History, Government, Arabic, French, Hausa and Islamic Studies.

O’Level Requirements for UTME Candidates

To apply for Education and English Language as a UTME candidate, you require: Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language and Literature in English plus three other Arts or Social Science subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) DELSU accepts General English at NCE in lieu of ‘O’ level credits/TC II merit in English Language.

(ii) AAUA accept any other subjects.

(iii) OAU requires five ‘0’ Level credits which should include English Language and Literature in English plus credit passes in any three other subjects or Credit/Merit passes in 5 TC II subjects relevant to the course of study may be accepted.

(iv) BSU accepts credit/merit at TC II in relevant subjects.

(v) UNIBEN requires five O’ level credit passes to include English Language and other subjects from Literature-in-English, History, French, Fine Arts, Government and Religious Knowledge.

(vi) UMYU requires five O/Level credit passes including English Language and any other four Arts subjects with a pass in Mathematics.

(vii) TASUED requires Five SSCE credits at one sitting or six ‘O’ level credits at two sittings to include Literature in English, English Language and at least one other Arts subject.

(viii) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit to include English Language, English Literature and any three subject.

(ix) UNIOSUN School Certificate (SSCE) or its equivalents with credit level passes in five (5) subjects: English Language, Mathematics and English Literature to form the core subjects, with credit in three (3) other relevant Art or Social Science subject at not more than two sittings. The candidate must earn an acceptable score in the UTME.

(x) LASU requires a credit in Mathematics.

(xi) UNIABUJA and EBSU require five `O` level credits in English Language, Mathematics, Lit-in-English and two other Arts subjects.

(xii) GO requires a credit in Mathematics but Literature is not compulsory.

(xiii) UNILAG requires five Credits including English, Mathematics, Literature in English and 2 of Yoruba/Igbo, History or Government, Economics, Geography, French, IRS and Arabic.

(xiv) JSU accepts five SSCE Credit passes to include English and two other subjects from History, Government, Geography, French, Arabic, Hausa, Islamic Studies and Economics.

Requirements for Direct Entry Candidates

To apply for Education and English Language as a Direct Entry candidate, you require: (i) Two ‘A’ level passes in relevant teaching subjects including Literature in English.

(ii) NCE with credit or merit passes in two relevant subjects.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(i) OAU accepts two ‘A’ Level passes in relevant subjects including Literature in English. NCE with credit or merit passes in two relevant teaching subjects including Literature in English may be accepted.

(ii) UNIJOS accept holders of National Diploma.

(iii) UNN and UI accept NCE with at least credits in subjects to be combined with Education into 300 level.

(iv) UNIPORT – No Direct Entry admission.

(v) BSU requires ‘A’ level passes in relevant teaching subjects including Literature-in-English, NCE with English Language and any other Arts subject.

(vi) LASU accepts only NCE (merit) in English and one other Arts subject.

(vii) UMYU accepts two A/Level passes at credit level. NCE credit in English and any other Arts Subjects is also acceptable.

(viii) BIU requires in addition to the O’ level requirements specified in the table above, a minimum of two relevant subjects passed at GCE Advanced level or NCE (3 merits) or National Diploma in relevant field not below credit level is required.

(ix) TASUED accepts At least a Merit pass in two NCE teaching subjects including English Literature (not General English) provided that they meet the basic ‘O’ level requirement.

(x) UNIOSUN accepts two A/Level passes at credit level to include English.

(xi) EBSU accepts NCE/Two ‘A’ level passes in English, Literature.

(xii) UNILAG accepts:
(a) Very good passes in three JUPEB subjects: Literature-in-English, and any two of French, Igbo, Yoruba, History, CRS, IRS, Government, Economics and Arabic.
(b) Two (2) A/Level passes in English and Literature-in English.
(c) NCE: English, Literature-in-English, Mathematics and any other two subjects.
(d) Candidates must also satisfy the O/Level requirement

Credit: JAMB Interactive Brochure and Syllabus System


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